Adult

Adult education and formation programs at SPC explore a broad array of subjects--theology, spirituality, history, bible and the arts—through a variety of meeting times and formats including: Sunday morning seminars (9:45-10:45), discussion groups, book studies, classes, forums, retreats, listening groups, and other small group experiences.

SUNDAY SEMINAR 2021 During the winter and early spring of this new year we continue our explorations of racism and racial justice by reading How to be an Antiracist by Ibram Kendi. This book follows our study of So you Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo last fall. Kendi dives deep into the difference between being “not racist” and “antiracist”. Why is this difference so critical for us to understand? As the fight against racism takes center stage in American life, examining our assumptions is essential for us to see all forms of racism clearly and take action. Books are available at Four Seasons Books. The cost per book with discount and tax comes to $24.56. Make sure you tell them it’s for the SPC seminar so they’ll include the discount. See the weekly e-mail for the Zoom link or contact office@shepherdstownpresbyterian.org 

Additional resources we've been exploring:

  • America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America by Jim Wallis.
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by IJeoma Oluo.
  • The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
  • Waking up White by Debbie Irving
  • Dear White Christians Jennifer Harvey
  • The EJI’s full report on lynching is available for download here: https://eji.org/reports/lynching-in-america/
  • TaNehisi Coates article on reparations can be downloaded here: http://argumentcenterededucation.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/The-Case...

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